Sterling Heights, MI 48313 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48313: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sterling Heights, MI 48313

Acceptable Alternative
Sterling Hts, MI 48313

Not Acceptable, USPS
St Heights, MI 48313

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 584
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,483
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,472
  • County: Macomb County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.599, Longitude -82.997
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sterling Heights, MI 48313 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 34,439
Population in Households 34,310
Population in Familes 28,847
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density1 3,948
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 13,722
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 9,363
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,365 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,983 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,739 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 643 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $162,930
Average Home Value $172,879


Median Household Income $64,366
Average Household Income $77,262
Per Capita Income $30,889
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.59%
Households 0.4% 0.61%
Families 0.22% 0.51%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Sterling Heights, MI 48313 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48313 to the other 987 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 59 94th
Population Density1 # 69 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 265 73rd
Median Household Income # 131 87th
Per Capita Income # 174 83rd

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